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Courses

Core Courses

Unless otherwise stated, all of these courses are 45 hours, 3 credits. Please see the link at left for current course offerings.

  • Chem 60100 Project Teach (1 1/2 hours weekly during fall term, no credit)
  • Chem 71000 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Chem 73000 Polymer Chemistry
  • Chem 75000 Advanced Organic Chemistry I, Physical Organic
  • Chem 75100 Advanced Organic Chemistry II, Synthetic Organic
  • Chem 75200 Quantum Organic Chemistry (Prerequisite: Chem 76000)
  • Chem 76000 Introductory Quantum Chemistry
  • Chem 76100 Spectroscopy (Prerequisite: Chem 76000)
  • Chem 77000 Chemical Thermodynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics, and Chemical Kinetics (60 hours, 4 credits)
  • Chem 78000 Chemical Information Sources (15 hours lecture, 1 credit)
  • Chem 78500 Introduction to Nanotechnology and Materials (60 hours, 4 credits)
  • Chem 79001 Basic Laboratory Techniques for Research in Analytical, Physical, and Inorganic Chemistry (15 hours lecture, 105 hours laboratory, 4 credits)
  • Chem 79002 Basic Laboratory Techniques for Research in Organic Chemistry (15 hours lecture, 105 hours laboratory, 4 credits)
  • Chem 79003 Basic Laboratory Techniques for Research in Polymer Chemistry (15 hours lecture, 105 hours laboratory, 4 credits)
  • Chem 79041 Basic Laboratory Techniques for Research in Molecular Biophysics I (15 hours lecture, 105 hours laboratory, 4 credits)
  • Chem 79051 Basic Laboratory Techniques for Research in Nanotechnology and Materials Chemistry I (15 hours lecture, 105 hours laboratory, 4 credits)
  • Chem 79500 First Level Laboratory Research (Credit and hours variable. Only for students who have not passed the First Examination. Permission of Executive Officer and student's research advisor is required.)

 

Seminar Courses

  • Chem 80501 Advanced Seminar in Theoretical, Physical, and Inorganic Chemistry (15 hours, 1 credit)
  • Chem 80511 Advanced Seminar in Organic Chemistry (15 hours, 1 credit)
  • Chem 80521 Advanced Seminar in Analytical Chemistry (15 hours, 1 credit)
  • Chem 80531 Advanced Seminar in Polymer Chemistry (15 hours, 1 credit)
  • Chem 80541 Advanced Seminar in Molecular Biophysics (15 hours, 1 credit)
  • Chem 80551 Advanced Seminar in Nanotechnology and Materials Chemistry (15 hours, 1 credit)

Special Topics Courses

Courses in specialized areas will be offered for the partial fulfillment of the 60 credit requirement. Admission to these Special Topics, 80000-level courses is restricted to students who have completed the required fundamental 70000-level courses or to other students upon permission of the instructor and the Executive Officer.

  • Chem 81900 Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
  • Chem 83901 Advanced Polymer Chemistry I, Structure and Mechanisms in Polymerization (Prerequisite: Chem. 73000)
  • Chem 83902 Advanced Polymer Chemistry II, Characterization and Properties of Polymers (Prerequisite: Chem. 73000)
  • Chem 84903 Chemical Separations
  • Chem 84904 Electroanalytical Chemistry
  • Chem 84905 Analytical Spectroscopy
  • Chem 84908 Light Microscope and Microchemical Analysis for Analytical Chemists (20 hours lecture, 60 hours laboratory, 3 credits)
  • Chem 84909 Microscopy and Microanalysis for Chemists
  • Chem 85900 Special Topics in Organic Chemistry 
  • Chem 85902 Organic Chemistry of Heterocycles
  • Chem 86900 Special Topics in Physical Chemistry
  • Chem 86919 X-Ray Crystal Structure Analysis
  • Chem 86921 Computational Chemistry

Dissertation Courses

  • Chem 81000 Research for the Doctoral Dissertation (Credits variable. Prerequisite: First Examination)
  • Chem 89000 Special Lectures in Chemistry (Hours and credits variable (15 hours per credit))
  • Chem 90000 Dissertation Supervision (1 credit. Prerequisite: Advancement to candidacy)